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Doug Belshaw
Works at Dynamic Skillset
Attended Durham University
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Episode 59: LA Love

http://bit.ly/TIDEep59

This week, Doug and Dai discuss alcohol, web ethics, encrypted chat apps, what learning looks like, typing, privacy, the dark web, team formation, and doing small things with great love.

Note: this is the last episode until after the summer break.
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Episode 58: Tethered Cretins

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This week, Dai and Doug discuss barefoot adventures, squabbles about education, Pokémon Go, childhood memories, big data for porn, tethered communism, open organisations, culturally contrived ignorance, and more!

#edtech #podcast
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Why ontologies are best left implicit (especially for credentials)

http://ambiguiti.es/implicit-ontologies/

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My ebook, ‘The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies’ is now pay-what-you-want (including nothing!)

http://dougbelshaw.com/blog/2016/06/27/ebook-now-free/

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Episode 53: Wild Sleep http://bit.ly/TIDEep53

This week, Doug and Dai discuss the end of average, wild ideas, kids and online privacy, being human, encryption through the ages, Internet trends, getting a good night’s sleep, and more!

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Why brand will always trump process

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A post from my ambiguiti.es blog after a conversation with Audrey Watters and Kin Lane yesterday.

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Today In Digital Education - Episode 57: Unpleasant Pokémon

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This week, Doug and Dai discuss the new UK Prime Minister, the development of We Are Open Co-op, digital strategy, the future of work, unpleasant design, blockchain, Pokémon Go, killer robots, akrasia, willpower, and more!

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Episode 56: Brave Metaphors

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This week, Dai and Doug discuss positive news, metaphors, badges, exercise, credentialing, Evernote, Douglas Rushkoff, Brave, Ecosia, Codemoji, Obama, cognitive potential, and more!

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How to use metaphors to generate badge-based pathways

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Episode 55: Stronger In(king)

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This week, Doug and Dai discuss the EU referendum, reading the news, Microsoft Surface devices and ‘inking’, Minecraft Educator edition, teaching novice programmers, contextual identity on the web, and more!
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  • Dynamic Skillset
    Founder, 2015 - present
  • Mozilla Foundation
    Web Literacy Lead, 2013 - 2015
  • Mozilla Foundation
    Badges & Skills Lead, 2012 - 2013
  • JISC infoNet (good practice and inspiring innovation in education)
    Researcher/Analyst, 2010 - 2012
  • The Northumberland Church of England Academy
    Director of e-Learning, 2009 - 2010
  • Ridgwood School, Doncaster
    History teacher and e-Learning Staff Tutor, 2006 - 2009
  • Portland School, Worksop
    Teacher of History, 2004 - 2006
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Consultant focusing on digital literacies, Open Badges, and digital strategy.
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  • Durham University
    Doctor of Education, 2004 - 2012
  • Durham University
    PGCE (Secondary History), 2003 - 2004
  • Durham University
    MA in Modern History, 2002 - 2003
  • University of Sheffield
    BA (Hons) Philosophy, 1999 - 2002
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Whilst I no longer have six-week summer holidays or, in fact, nearly as much holiday time as I did when working in schools, I much prefer my

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Hot on the heels of my Ed.D. thesis submission, the presentation below (click through if you don't see it!) will hopefully be of help some o

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Boone Gorges, who originally started me on the path towards reclaiming my own data, has posted an update on his Project Reclaim. I thought i

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That's why I want to bring your attention to the proposed SOPA legislation currently being debated in the US Congress. Ostensibly, the idea

Has England lost its rhythm? | dougbelshaw.com/blog
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Amid all of the dogmatic and cocksure explanations following last week's rioting in English cities was an excellent BBC News magazine articl

Building a better future (despite the 1%) | dougbelshaw.com/blog
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When I was in New York recently I didn't attend the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. Whilst I respect the ideas behind the movement, I'm j

Of Bitcoin and Badges. | dougbelshaw.com/blog
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Over at the Scoop.it site for Badges for Lifelong Learning they were, until recently, using the Bitcoin image (shown above) to represent Bad

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